Seth MacFarlane says his joke about Harvey Weinstein on the 2013 Oscar Nominations wasn’t simply meant to be humorous … it was a deliberate shot on the Hollywood honcho on behalf of his pal, Jessica Barth.
MacFarlane claims Barth — who he is labored with on “Household Man” and the “Ted” movies — confided in him in 2011 about Weinstein’s tried advances … and it pissed off Seth a lot, he ripped Weinstein on the Oscar noms occasion.
He says … “I could not resist the chance to take a tough swing in his route. Make no mistake, this got here from a spot of loathing and anger. There’s nothing extra abhorrent and indefensible than abuse of energy reminiscent of this.”
As we reported … MacFarlane joked about Weinstein’s sordid status for making strikes on actresses. Now, like numerous different celebs, he is talking out in opposition to Weinstein and commending the ladies who’ve come ahead.